Net Worth: $1.64 Billion
- Source of Wealth Coal
- Birth Place Raleigh County, West Virginia
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Jim Justice II
- Nationality United States
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Marshall University
- Children 2
About Jim Justice
American businessman Jim Justice II has an estimated net worth of $1.64 billion as of April 2016 according to Forbes. Most of his net worth is earned from his farming and coal business.
Justice Family Companies have coal interests Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. He also owns active farmlands in North and South Carolina, West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia. In 2009, he sold the company’s coal resources in West Virginia to Mechel OAO , a Russia-based steel and mining company for $436 million in cash plus $240 million of Mechel’s preferred shares. After his transaction with Mechel, Jim Justice acquired the West Virginia-based Greenbrier Resort from Marriott for only $20 million.
Jim Justice II was born in Raleigh County, West Virginia. He attended Marshall University where he completed his Bachelor of Arts/Science and MBA. He is currently married with two children.